BREAKING DOWN THE BASICS:A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO HARDSCAPE TERMS

BREAKING DOWN THE BASICS:A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO HARDSCAPE TERMS

We know that looking through catalogs and visiting suppliers can be overwhelming and a lot of new information to digest for someone new to the hardscaping world.

In this blog edition, we will briefly be going over the main hardscaping terms and popular styles of patio pavers and walls.¬†We hope that this information will make the selection process easier and will help give a deeper understanding of basic hardscaping terms and options. With that, let’s get down to the basics!

Next, we will look at the two main types of finishes on pavers:

Standard

Typically a straight or smoothed edged finish for a clean look. (as seen above)

Typically a straight or smoothed edged finish for a clean look. (as seen above)

Tumbled

Typically rough and uneven edged finish. Gives the stone an old-world feel. (as seen above)

Typically rough and uneven edged finish. Gives the stone an old-world feel. (as seen above)

Another important factor to consider is color. Each style usually comes in a variety of colors depending on the supplier. Colors can range from  deep blue-gray hues to deep red hues, all the way to light colored neutral tones to dark, rich colored neutral tones.

So no matter what color scheme you are looking for, there is sure to be one that will align to your vision!

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Last but not least to look over is paver border options. If you decide you would like a border, there are two main placement options that you can choose between:

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